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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Coloring a popular activity at Village CrestRecreation Director Genie English noticed how much Lynch quietly enjoyed in her
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 21 hours ago
Recreation Director Genie English noticed how much Lynch quietly enjoyed in her room the benefits of adult coloring at the New Milford facility. English encouraged Lynch to take her books and pencils and color in common areas at the center so... Read more
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The News-Times
New Milford Town Council considers electronic participationNEW MILFORD — The Town Council is considering whether a member will be able to
The News-Times / Posted yesterday
NEW MILFORD — The Town Council is considering whether a member will be able to participate at a meeting electronically if they are unable to attend in person. The possibility was brought up by a resident during the last Town Council meeting, and... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
‘A fun night was had’ by all at Sip & StrollI just returned home from the fourth annual Sip ‘n Stroll on the Village Green
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted yesterday
I just returned home from the fourth annual Sip ‘n Stroll on the Village Green in New Milford, a benefit for Camp Jonathan, New Milford VNA & Hospice’s camp for bereaved children. Once again, a fun night was had by all the strollers! A record... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
2017-18 Ludlowe Winter Sports Schedulesa.m. Wed., 1/10 Warde Home 6 p.m. Sat., 1/13 Daniel Hand Duals Away 9 a.m. W
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted yesterday
a.m. Wed., 1/10 Warde Home 6 p.m. Sat., 1/13 Daniel Hand Duals Away 9 a.m. Wed., 1/17 Darien Away 6 p.m. Sat., 1/20 New Milford Invitational Away 8 a.m. Wed., 1/24 New Canaan Away 7 p.m. Sat., 1/27 Joel Barlow, Pomperaug, Harding Home 9... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
2017-18 ND-Fairfield Winter Sports SchedulesHome 7 p.m. Fri., 1/19 Masuk Away 7 p.m. Tue., 1/23 Bethel Home 7 p.m. Fri.,
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted yesterday
Home 7 p.m. Fri., 1/19 Masuk Away 7 p.m. Tue., 1/23 Bethel Home 7 p.m. Fri., 1/26 New Fairfield Home 7 p.m. Tue., 1/30 New Milford Away 7 p.m. Fri., 2/2 Kolbe Cathedral Home 7 p.m. Tue., 2/6 Joel Barlow Away 7 p.m. Fri., 2/9 Stratford Away 7... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Entwyned to perform holiday musicNew Milford Public Library will offer an evening of holiday music with Entwyned
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted yesterday
New Milford Public Library will offer an evening of holiday music with Entwyned Dec. 13 at 6:30 p.m. Entwyned is a group of three professionally trained musicians who specialize in music from about 1600 through 1750, played on reproduction... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Cat sanctuary to hold party, book signingValley Cat Sanctuary will hold a holiday party and book signing Dec. 16 at 3 p.
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted yesterday
Valley Cat Sanctuary will hold a holiday party and book signing Dec. 16 at 3 p.m. at the First Congregational Church in New Milford. Ethan Jenkins will sign and selling copies of his book “Believe” and will share his story of hiking the... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Carol Sing, carriage rides slatedThe New Milford Commission on the Arts will hold its annual Carol Sing Dec. 18
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted yesterday
The New Milford Commission on the Arts will hold its annual Carol Sing Dec. 18 at 7 p.m. at the bandstand on the Village Green. Members of the New Milford High School chorus, led by Diane Taylor, will lead attendees in carols. The New Milford... Read more
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Greenwich Time
New Milford recognized as bike friendlyNew Milford is one of the latest towns to be recognized as a Bike Friendly Comm
Greenwich Time / Posted 2 days ago
New Milford is one of the latest towns to be recognized as a Bike Friendly Community by the League of American Cyclists, making it the first in Litchfield County. The honorable mention recognition allows the town to make improvements recommended by... Read more
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The News-Times
New Milford recognized as bike friendlyNew Milford is one of the latest towns to be recognized as a Bike Friendly Comm
The News-Times / Posted 2 days ago
New Milford is one of the latest towns to be recognized as a Bike Friendly Community by the League of American Cyclists, making it the first in Litchfield County. The honorable mention recognition allows the town to make improvements recommended by... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
New Milford recognized as bike friendlyNew Milford is one of the latest towns to be recognized as a Bike Friendly Comm
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 2 days ago
New Milford is one of the latest towns to be recognized as a Bike Friendly Community by the League of American Cyclists, making it the first in Litchfield County. The honorable mention recognition allows the town to make improvements recommended by... Read more
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The News-Times
Towns take action as hate speech incidents increase in Connecticuttown over the last 18 months, including swastikas drawn at Ballard Park and at
The News-Times / Posted 2 days ago
town over the last 18 months, including swastikas drawn at Ballard Park and at the high school. Residents and officials in New Milford had a similar response when racist graffiti was found on a restaurant owned by the Thompsons, an interracial... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Literacy Volunteers on the Green celebrate citizenshipon the Green’s annual Thanksgiving student and tutor recognition celebration he
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 2 days ago
on the Green’s annual Thanksgiving student and tutor recognition celebration held at St. John’s Episcopal Church hall in New Milford. New U.S. citizens are Felipe Ginin and Maria Irene Giraldo of Danbury, Marta Pulgarin and Rosa Zapata of New... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Programs on tap at Village Center for ArtsThe Village Center for the Arts in New Milford will offer a variety of events i
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 2 days ago
The Village Center for the Arts in New Milford will offer a variety of events in the coming weeks. They will include a jewelry workshop for adults Dec. 13 from 6 to 9 p.m. ($10); a hand-carved stamps workshop with Karin Mansberg for ages 10 and up... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Goatboy project helps African childrenGoatboy Soaps in New Milford is touching lives across the globe. The local bus
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 2 days ago
Goatboy Soaps in New Milford is touching lives across the globe. The local business, owned by Rick and Lisa Agree, supports many charities, including the GotJoy Soap project. Over the past three years, Goatboy (www.goatboy.us) has provided the... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Chamber Business Scene slatedThe Greater New Milford Chamber of Commerce will hold its next Business Scene D
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 2 days ago
The Greater New Milford Chamber of Commerce will hold its next Business Scene Dec. 14 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at The Silo. The informal business networking opportunity will take place at The Silo, 44 Upland Road. This month’s event is co-sponsored... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
In memory of HarryLifelong resident Harry Taylor Jr. served his hometown of New Milford in many w
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 2 days ago
Lifelong resident Harry Taylor Jr. served his hometown of New Milford in many ways throughout his life. His career began at 14 sweeping and stocking shelves at H.H. Taylor & Son on Railroad Street, and he became president in 1970, and held that... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Business BuzzJamie’s Sweet Shop has opened for the holiday season at 159 Danbury Road (Route
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 2 days ago
Jamie’s Sweet Shop has opened for the holiday season at 159 Danbury Road (Route 7) in New Milford. The shop, in business since 1995, specializes in hand-poured chocolates, gift baskets and favors for weddings, baby showers, birthdays, retirement... Read more
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The News-Times
Danbury law firm joins movement vs. drug companies on opioidsPurdue Pharma, which manufactures the painkiller OxyContin. About 20 other Conn
The News-Times / Posted 2 days ago
Purdue Pharma, which manufactures the painkiller OxyContin. About 20 other Connecticut communities, including Danbury and New Milford, are considering joining the suit, led by the Simmons Hanly Conroy firm from New York City. In its suit, Ventura... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Vintage snowstorm photosArt Institute of Chicago, located at 111 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illino
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 3 days ago
Art Institute of Chicago, located at 111 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, 1925. Photo: Chicago History Museum, Getty Images A man driving a horse-drawn wagon on a sidewalk during a snowstorm,... Photo-9283524.123943 - New Milford Sp... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
ThriftMart open for holiday shoppingThe ThriftMart of New Milford will be open Dec. 10 and 17 from noon to 4 p.m. f
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 3 days ago
The ThriftMart of New Milford will be open Dec. 10 and 17 from noon to 4 p.m. for holiday shopping. Santa will visit the store at 146 Danbury Road, next to Ring’s End Lumber, Dec. 10 from noon to 2 p.m.... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Goatboy to hold open housesGoatboy Soaps in New Milford will hold its holiday open house Saturdays and Sun
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 3 days ago
Goatboy Soaps in New Milford will hold its holiday open house Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Dec. 24. A large selection of holiday and traditional soaps will be sold Dec. 9-10, 16-17 and 23-24 at 1 Murphy’s Way. In addition, a... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
New Milford Mayor Pete Bass to host open house at Town Hall Dec. 20NEW MILFORD — Mayor Pete Bass will host an open house Dec. 20 for residents to
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 4 days ago
NEW MILFORD — Mayor Pete Bass will host an open house Dec. 20 for residents to stop in the mayor’s office with questions, concerns or to spread holiday cheer, according to a news release. The open house, Bass’s first, will be holiday themed and... Read more
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The News-Times
New Milford Mayor Pete Bass to host open house at Town Hall Dec. 20NEW MILFORD — Mayor Pete Bass will host an open house Dec. 20 for residents to
The News-Times / Posted 4 days ago
NEW MILFORD — Mayor Pete Bass will host an open house Dec. 20 for residents to stop in the mayor’s office with questions, concerns or to spread holiday cheer, according to a news release. The open house, Bass’s first, will be holiday themed and... Read more
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The News-Times
West Haven man charged in fatal Monroe crashSerious Accident Reconstruction Team. Motorcycle driver Daniel Falls died from
The News-Times / Posted 4 days ago
Serious Accident Reconstruction Team. Motorcycle driver Daniel Falls died from his injuries on August 24, 2017. Falls, a New Milford resident, was 64 at the time of his death, according to an obituary. He was survived by his wife, Betty Falls,... Read more
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Darien News-Review
West Haven man charged in fatal Monroe crashSerious Accident Reconstruction Team. Motorcycle driver Daniel Falls died from
Darien News-Review / Posted 4 days ago
Serious Accident Reconstruction Team. Motorcycle driver Daniel Falls died from his injuries on August 24, 2017. Falls, a New Milford resident, was 64 at the time of his death, according to an obituary. He was survived by his wife, Betty Falls,... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
West Haven man charged in fatal Monroe crashSerious Accident Reconstruction Team. Motorcycle driver Daniel Falls died from
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 4 days ago
Serious Accident Reconstruction Team. Motorcycle driver Daniel Falls died from his injuries on August 24, 2017. Falls, a New Milford resident, was 64 at the time of his death, according to an obituary. He was survived by his wife, Betty Falls,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
West Haven man charged in fatal Monroe crashSerious Accident Reconstruction Team. Motorcycle driver Daniel Falls died from
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
Serious Accident Reconstruction Team. Motorcycle driver Daniel Falls died from his injuries on August 24, 2017. Falls, a New Milford resident, was 64 at the time of his death, according to an obituary. He was survived by his wife, Betty Falls,... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Winter farmers market on tap27 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The market will be held at the Catherine E. Lilli
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 4 days ago
27 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The market will be held at the Catherine E. Lillis Administration Building at 50 East St. in New Milford. Local farms will provide produce, baking goods, eggs, meat, maple syrup, honey, herbs and more. Parking is... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
New Milford observes anniversary of Pearl HarborNEW MILFORD —Paul Hulton woke up on Dec. 7, 1941, ready to celebrate his 15th b
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 5 days ago
NEW MILFORD —Paul Hulton woke up on Dec. 7, 1941, ready to celebrate his 15th birthday. But the day took a tragic and unexpected turn just before 1 p.m. on the East Coast, when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, killing more than 2,400 Americans... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Man trades wedding bells for prison barsfor her part in the crimes. Police said the couple ripped off Home Depot store
Connecticut Post / Posted 5 days ago
for her part in the crimes. Police said the couple ripped off Home Depot stores in Bridgeport, Danbury, Hamden, New Milford, North Haven, Derby, Fairfield, Norwalk, Stratford, Trumbull, Waterbury and Orange between January 2016 and... Read more
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The News-Times
New Milford observes anniversary of Pearl HarborNEW MILFORD —Paul Hulton woke up on Dec. 7, 1941, ready to celebrate his 15th b
The News-Times / Posted 5 days ago
NEW MILFORD —Paul Hulton woke up on Dec. 7, 1941, ready to celebrate his 15th birthday. But the day took a tragic and unexpected turn just before 1 p.m. on the East Coast, when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, killing more than 2,400 Americans... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Culinary school taking cookie ordersThe Community Culinary School of Northwest Connecticut in New Milford is sellin
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 5 days ago
The Community Culinary School of Northwest Connecticut in New Milford is selling cookies for the holiday season. Available cookies include peanut butter blossoms, gingerbread, brownies, almond biscotti, Christmas sugar cookies, coconut pineapple... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Holiday calendar5. Library, Main Street. Holiday-focused bereavement seminar series for adults
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 5 days ago
5. Library, Main Street. Holiday-focused bereavement seminar series for adults: Tuesdays through Dec. 12, 10-11:30 a.m. New Milford Senior Center, 40 Main St. For more information and RSVP for the evening session, call 860-354-2216. Holiday... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Holiday gifts for sale at museumNew Milford Historical Society & Museum is selling a variety of holiday items i
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 5 days ago
New Milford Historical Society & Museum is selling a variety of holiday items in the museum’s historic bank building Dec. 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Items to be sold will include hostess and teacher gifts, live holiday greenery arrangements,... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Christmas concert to support orphansA “Come Hear the Sound” benefit concert for orphans will be held Dec. 8 at 6:30
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 5 days ago
A “Come Hear the Sound” benefit concert for orphans will be held Dec. 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the Maxx in New Milford. Christmas cookies will follow the concert celebrating Christmas at the 94 Railroad St. Items will be available to purchase, with... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Holiday series under way at churchNew Milford Assembly of God is offering “The Star: A Journey to Christmas,” a m
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 5 days ago
New Milford Assembly of God is offering “The Star: A Journey to Christmas,” a multi-week series based on the Advent themes of hope, love, joy and peace Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. Cocoa, coffee and cookies will be served during the classes at the 47 Old... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Calendarclass: Dec. 16: lines, dots and borders, 4-5 p.m. $20. For more information and
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 5 days ago
class: Dec. 16: lines, dots and borders, 4-5 p.m. $20. For more information and RSVP, call 860-927-3761. New Milford Apostolic, Inc. events: Morning Glory worship: Sundays, 8-9:30 a.m. Education hour: Sundays, 9:45 a.m. Worship,... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
TheatreWorks staging ‘Stage Kiss’TheatreWorks New Milford will open its production of “Stage Kiss,” a comedy by
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 5 days ago
TheatreWorks New Milford will open its production of “Stage Kiss,” a comedy by Sarah Ruhl, Dec. 8 at 8 p.m. Following opening night, the play will be staged Fridays and Saturdays 8 p.m. through Jan. 6, as well as Dec. 17 at 2 p.m. In addition, a... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Gala to benefit Warren church organgroup Singers will be directed and accompanied by Cindy Iffland on piano. Othe
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 5 days ago
group Singers will be directed and accompanied by Cindy Iffland on piano. Other instrumentalists will be Diane Taylor of New Milford on flute and David Hall of Harwinton on oboe. The group, based in Litchfield County, is made up of singers from... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Man arrested for sexually assaulting 14-old in NJ: prosecutor’s officeNEW MILFORD, N.J. — A man has been arrested for sexually assaulting a 14-year-o
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 6 days ago
NEW MILFORD, N.J. — A man has been arrested for sexually assaulting a 14-year-old in New Jersey, the local prosecutor’s office said Wednesday. Mike Urgiles is accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old. (Bergen County prosecutor’s office) Mike... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
‘Talk Saves Lives’ to be offeredThe New Milford Youth Agency will offer a “Talk Saves Lives” program, a brief i
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 6 days ago
The New Milford Youth Agency will offer a “Talk Saves Lives” program, a brief introduction to suicide prevention, Dec. 13 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The program, co-hosted by the Youth Agency and The Maxx, will be held at The Maxx at 94 Railroad... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Bill to fix gun reporting system draws support from both sidesman was joking or not. “You just don’t walk in and say something like that,” s
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 6 days ago
man was joking or not. “You just don’t walk in and say something like that,” said Benson, owner of the Freedom Shoppe in New Milford for the last 17 years. “I memorized what he looked like, and he’s never buying a gun from me.” Such encounters... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
New Milford could rescind board appointmentsNEW MILFORD — Hours after receiving the keys to Town Hall on Friday, Mayor Pete
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 6 days ago
NEW MILFORD — Hours after receiving the keys to Town Hall on Friday, Mayor Pete Bass, a longtime Republican member of Town Council, outlined his plans for the next two years. He explained how he intends to surmount upcoming obstacles, including a... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Spectrum, News-Times to hold open houseThe Greater New Milford Spectrum and its sister paper, The News-Times, will hol
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 6 days ago
The Greater New Milford Spectrum and its sister paper, The News-Times, will hold their annual holiday open house Dec. 14 from noon to 4 p.m. The public is invited to attend and visit with staff at the office at 45B Main St. in New Milford. For... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Birthdays & anniversarieswould like your birthday or anniversary published in The Spectrum, please mail
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 6 days ago
would like your birthday or anniversary published in The Spectrum, please mail or deliver the information to The Greater New Milford Spectrum, 45B Main St., New Milford CT 06776, or fax it to 860-350-6794, or e-mail it to drose@newstimes.com. Or... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
American Job Center comes to New MilfordNEW MILFORD — A group of 20 young adults filled a high school classroom one eve
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 6 days ago
NEW MILFORD — A group of 20 young adults filled a high school classroom one evening last week to learn about careers in technology. But unlike their daytime counterparts, these students are hearing presentations organized by the American Job Center,... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Scout hopes to build New Milford disc golf courseNEW MILFORD — Greg Winkelstern stood in the middle of an empty field at Clatter
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 6 days ago
NEW MILFORD — Greg Winkelstern stood in the middle of an empty field at Clatter Valley Park this week and pointed to an area he thinks would be perfect for playing disc golf. The 17-year-old hopes that by next summer, the area will be filled with... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
State seeks feedback on recreation plana barrier. Many town officials report the demand for multiuse trails or paved
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 6 days ago
a barrier. Many town officials report the demand for multiuse trails or paved paths. In the Danbury area, Brookfield and New Milford just opened paved greenways, while Ridgefield and Redding are working on completing their sections of the Norwalk... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Robert Miller: Could be the year to see a snowy owlfinches are likely to be seen here in unusual numbers. “I’ve heard rumors of t
The Register Citizen / Posted 6 days ago
finches are likely to be seen here in unusual numbers. “I’ve heard rumors of this happening,” said Angela Dimmett of New Milford, leader of innumerable bird walks in the Northwest Corner. “Word spreads.” “If there’s an unusual bird around,... Read more
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